Men’s SoccerRodrigo Gomes scored two goals to led the Lawrence University men’s soccer team to a 1-0-1 record in Midwest Conference play this past week. The freshman from Buenos Aires, Argentina, scored the opening goal in the 20th minute in Lawrence’s 2-1 victory over Ripon College, snapping the Vikings’ seven-game losing streak against the Red Hawks. He then scored the game-tying goal in Lawrence’s 2-2 tie with Carroll College. Gomes fired a 25-yard rocket past the Carroll goalkeeper in the 71st minute to knot the score at 2-2. Gomes leads the team with nine goals and 20 points.
Courtney Miller turned in another stellar performance and led the Lawrence University women’s cross country team to a second-place finish at the Wisconsin Private College Championships Saturday at Carthage College. The senior from Reston, Va., ran to fourth place overall and covered the 5,000-meter course in 19 minutes, 9 seconds. Paced by her finish, the Lawrence women had a team score of 80. Carthage won the title with 62 points.